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    Tense of verb to use when starting question with "would"

    1) Would you mind if I took Rosy home after the party?

    OR

    2) Would you mind if I take Rosy home after the party?


    Which of the above is correct, please?

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    #2

    Re: Tense of verb to use when starting question with "would"

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilbert Zammit View Post
    1) Would you mind if I took Rosy home after the party?

    OR

    2) Would you mind if I take Rosy home after the party?


    Which of the above is correct, please?
    #1 is correct. In #2 you could say "Do you mind if I take..."

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